Fairfield: Bomb threat delays classes at high school

A bomb threat delayed the start of classes by two hours Thursday at Fairfield High School. (Fairfield ISD photo/file)
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FAIRFIELD, Texas (KWTX) Classes were delayed Thursday at Fairfield High School after a bomb threat.

Officers swept the school and gave the all-clear for classes to resume at 11 a.m.

"FISD is grateful for the response and presence of our local agencies this morning. We had assistance from Fairfield PD, City of Fairfield, DPS, Freestone County S.O., our district personnel, Fairfield FD, and first responders," the district posted.

"Thanks y'all for taking care of our kids!"

School officials posted a message about the delay on the district's Facebook page at around 6:40 a.m. Thursday.

"Law enforcement is on the scene and the building will be swept. The campus is closed to students and faculty. We hope to resume class at 10:00," the post said.

"Local law enforcement are stationed at the other campuses for precautionary measures."